What’s The Best Portable Heater? Look For An Estufa!

If you are new to Spain or just moved to a new place, which is colder than you are used to, then you may want a heater (estufa).  Yes, Costa Tropical has a mild winter, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t cold.  Mild means we don’t have 2 feet of snow and the temp doesn’t drop below zero.  No matter what, just having a cup of hot chocolate doesn’t always do the trick.  Sometimes you need a little more to help keep you warm.

What's The Best Portable Heater Look For An Estufa! Spain isn't always warm, soyou need an estufa! The best portable heater is here, with options to choose from(gas heaters in Spain, electric heaters & more)  Yes, Costa Tropical has a mild winter, but that doesn't mean it isn't cold.  Mild means we don't have 2 feet of snow and the temp doesn't drop below zero. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Create Your Own Spanish Immersion Program!

Trusted tips for you to create your own Spanish immersion program! So many of us moved to Spain to immerse ourselves in Spanish, so let’s get it done!  Including day-to-day life, the culture, the food, and the language.  Sometimes that is easier said than done.  It doesn’t matter if you are in Spain for a week or years, many of these suggestions will help you work towards your Spanish language learning goals.  Nearly everything is great for adults, kids, retirees, singles, couples, families!

Trusted tips for you to create your own Spanish immersion program! So many of us moved to Spain to immerse ourselves in Spanish, so let's get it done!  Including day-to-day life, the culture, the food, and the language.  Sometimes that is easier said than done.  It doesn't matter if you are in Spain for a week or years, many of these suggestions will help you work towards your Spanish language learning goals.  Nearly everything is great for adults, kids, retirees, singles, couples, families! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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How To Get A Flu Shot (vacuna de la gripe)

Winter is upon us with cooler weather, fewer hours of sun, and more germs are spreading.  Yes, it is flu season and some people choose to have a flu shot.  This post isn’t about the rights or wrongs of getting a vaccine.  It’s just instructions on how to get your flu vaccination here in Spain.

Instructions on how to get your flu vaccination here in Spain. We share two options for getting the flu vaccine or your flu shot. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Where To Refill Your Butane Bottle or Bombona de Butano

If you live in Almuñécar, or its surrounding areas, chances are you use Butano (Butane bottle) for some sort of heating.  Butane is by far the dominant fuel used for heating in Spain.  It is much more common than say propane, and as such, this post will cover the HOW and WHERE to obtain replacement butane cylinders.

We share with you HOW and WHERE to obtain replacement butane cylinders in Almuñécar and La Herradura. Butano (Butane bottles).

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How To Get To Centro Comercial Nevada Shopping Granada

For a complete shopping experience, sometimes you need to visit a big city.  We will describe how to get to the new Centro Comercial Nevada shopping Granada from Almuñécar.  The Nevada shopping center [Centro Comercial Nevada] is located in Granada and is on the southeast side of the city, so that means easy access from Costa Tropical.  With approximately 120,000 square meters of commercial area, and with 200+ stores, numerous restaurants, and an 8-cinema cineplex, there is plenty to see, do, and eat.

Nevada Shopping in Granada! For a complete shopping experience, sometimes you need to visit a big city.  We will describe how to get to the new Nevada Shopping Center in Granada [Centro Comercial Nevada].  With approximately 120,000 square meters of commercial area, and with 200+ stores, numerous restaurants, and an 8-cinema cineplex, there is plenty to see, do, and eat. Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

 

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How To Get From Malaga To Almuñécar & La Herradura (Airport Transfers)

There are many transportation options for getting from Malaga to Almuñécar, including airport transfers.  To help facilitate your journey, below you will find a listing along with directions and maps.  The travel time can vary based on mode of transportation chosen as well as time or day of the week.  The Malaga airport code is AGP, click here for more Malaga Airport Information.  We will help you with driving to Almuñécar, taking the bus to Almuñécar, and other transportation options.

How To Get From Malaga To Almuñécar and La Herradura. There are many transportation options for getting from Malaga to Almuñécar.  To help facilitate your journey, below you will find a listing along with directions and maps.  The travel time can vary based on mode of transportation chosen as well as time or day of the week.  The Malaga airport code is AGP, click here for more Malaga Airport Information.  We will help you with driving to Almuñécar, taking the bus to Almuñécar, and other transportation options. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Best Mosquito Trap & Prevention

If there is one thing we noticed immediately when we moved to Spain, it was the lack of screens on the windows and doors.  It seems like a simple resolution to the problem of combating insects entering the home, but for some reason they just aren’t common.  Yes, there are mosquitoes in Spain.  That leaves us with searching for the best mosquito trap or mosquito repellent, as well as coming up with means to screen our windows and doors.

If there is one thing we noticed immediately when we moved to Spain, it was the lack of screens on the windows. Guess what, there are mosquitoes in Spain.  That leaves us with searching for the best mosquito trap or mosquito repellent,to prevent those nasty mosquito bites! Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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Where To Go For Health Care In Almuñécar & Costa Tropical

We all want to stay healthy and be able to enjoy our lives to the fullest.  Sometimes that means we need to visit a medical professional to keep us from getting ill, or help us when we aren’t feeling well.  We have a few options listed for general health care in Almuñécar, (general medical doctor, optometrist, dentist, pediatrician, clinical analysis, and more).  No one wants to experience and emergency, but it is always good to know what’s available to you, just in case you need it.  We will cover the main medical centers and clinics in Almuñécar and also provide information about the nearest hospitals.

Looking for general health care in Almuñécar? We tell you where to find some medical centers, doctors, hospitals & clinics in Almuñécar & surrounding areas. Read more on AlmunecarInfo.com

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Ask A Spanish Lawyer – FAQ’s & Tips

We all ask questions in groups and forums regarding residency in Spain, buying and selling a Spanish property, making a will in Spain, how to handle taxes, and more.  These are questions sometimes best answered by a Spanish lawyer, to be sure you are getting the right answer.  Below we have several frequently asked questions, with links to the detailed answers from a local Spanish solicitor.  Please bookmark this page, as we will continue to add more as time goes by.

A Spanish Lawyer answers your frequent questions (buying or selling a property in Spain, types of residency in Spain, Taxes in Spain & more). Read more on Almunecarinfo.com

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How To Figure Out Parking in Almuñécar & La Herradura

Pay Parking in Almuñécar

There are several options for Parking in Almuñécar.  Some of the options have a time limit, while others are more worry free.  You must be aware of the different seasons, dates and hours for the “On street pay parking“, as it can be a bit confusing.

When parking along the street in town you will notice various colored dashes along the road.  There are signs posted along the way which explain what these colors mean, but you need to get out of your car to read the signs.Continue reading